The difference between unconditional love and unconditional relationships.
By Jeremy Nicholson M.S.W., Ph.D.
Courtesy of Psychology Today
Do you believe in unconditional love?
I am asked this question frequently in discussions… When I respond with a “yes”, my questioners are usually puzzled. They wonder how I can believe in unconditional love, yet discuss very “conditional” dating and relating techniques such as reciprocal gift-giving, withholding forgiveness, rewarding a partner, etc. After all, they assume, if you love someone unconditionally and truly bond with them, then you don’t ever try to influence, limit, persuade, or set boundaries with […]